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Marina Krim, Mother Of Two Children Allegedly Killed By Nanny, Wrote Loving Family Blog (PHOTOS)

(742) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 2:08 PM

NEW YORK -- Just hours before finding her 2-year-old son and 6-year-old daughter stabbed to death next to their unconscious nanny on Thursday night, Marina Krim posted a new entry to a personal blog that for years had followed her children's lives in intimate detail.

"Leo speaks in the most...

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Hassan Hamdy, NYPD Detective Who Shot Unarmed Man, Was Named In Earlier Civil Rights Lawsuits

(105) Comments | Posted October 5, 2012 | 7:05 PM

NEW YORK -- The NYPD detective who shot and killed an unarmed National Guardsman during a traffic stop early Thursday morning was named in two civil rights complaints that ended in significant payouts by the city, court records show.

Detective Hassan Hamdy, identified by police as the officer who...

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Noel Polanco, Unarmed Man Killed By NYPD, Was National Guardsman

(2850) Comments | Posted October 4, 2012 | 6:28 PM

NEW YORK -- An unarmed 22-year-old man shot and killed by a New York City police officer during a traffic stop in Queens Thursday morning was a member of the New York Army National Guard, authorities said.

Police said Noel Polanco was speeding and driving erratically near...

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Occupy Wall Street Lawsuit Alleging False Arrests Names Ray Kelly, Anthony Bologna And NYC

(11) Comments | Posted September 20, 2012 | 6:30 PM

NEW YORK -- Three days after Occupy Wall Street celebrated its one-year anniversary with mass demonstrations and a slew of arrests, two protesters sued the city and several members of the NYPD, claiming they were falsely arrested during the first week of the movement...

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'Caravan For Peace,' Led By Mexican Poet Javier Sicilia, Protests Drug War In New York (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

(67) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 6:10 PM

NEW YORK -- Javier Sicilia took one last drag on his cigarette before tossing it in front of a downtown HSBC bank branch. He then strode into the bank lobby, followed by fellow demonstrators and a dozen police officers, returning outside a few minutes later with a black briefcase filled...

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Terence Tyler, Old Bridge Shooter Who Killed Two, Self At Pathmark, Was Ex-Marine, Officials Say

(1713) Comments | Posted August 31, 2012 | 4:15 PM

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. -- A former Marine opened fire with an assault rifle inside a New Jersey supermarket early Friday morning, killing two store employees before committing suicide, officials said.

The gunman was Terence Tyler, 23, a law enforcement source told The Associated Press. The man's identity was also...

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Ting Huan Tai, Charged With $30 Million In Medicare, Medicaid Fraud, Had Lamborghini, Other Gains

(33) Comments | Posted August 30, 2012 | 7:52 PM

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A New York man charged with running a health care fraud scam from his upscale Manhattan apartment was released on a $2 million bond Thursday, days after a seizure warrant was issued for his blue Lamborghini and millions of dollars in bank assets.

Federal prosecutors accuse Ting...

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Jeffrey Johnson, Empire State Building Shooter, Quiet And 'Very Lonely,' Neighbors Recall

(6155) Comments | Posted August 24, 2012 | 4:20 PM

NEW YORK -- A laid-off women's clothing designer killed by police after shooting his former boss near the Empire State Building was a quiet and fastidious man who lived alone with his two cats in an apartment building on the Upper East Side, neighbors said.

Jeffrey Johnson, 58, was almost...

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Charles Taylor, NYPD Cop Accused Of Raping Teen, Released After Bronx DA Robert Johnson Finds 'Insufficient Evidence'

(59) Comments | Posted August 23, 2012 | 2:45 PM

An NYPD traffic officer arrested Tuesday following allegations that he drugged and raped a 17-year-old girl was released without charge Wednesday night after the Bronx district attorney's office deferred prosecution due to insufficient evidence.

Charles Taylor, 25, of the Bronx, was arrested Tuesday night in Brooklyn after allegedly...

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Manuel Rodriguez-Perez, Accused New York City Weed Kingpin, Charged With Five Murders

(12) Comments | Posted August 22, 2012 | 5:33 PM

NEW YORK -- Federal prosecutors slapped dozens of new felony charges on an alleged drug lord Monday, accusing him of killing five men over more than a decade while running a lucrative marijuana smuggling ring.

Manuel Rodriguez-Perez, 39, was the leader of the drug gang, according to the extensive racketeering...

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Hector Pagan Jr., 'Mob Wives' Star, Wears FBI Wire, Gets 4 Members Of Bonanno Crime Family Sentenced

(28) Comments | Posted August 20, 2012 | 5:54 PM

NEW YORK -- Stars of the television show "Mob Wives" experienced a harsh dose of off-screen reality Monday when cast member Renee Graziano's father was sentenced to one and a half years in prison after his ex son-in-law wore a wire for FBI agents investigating the Bonanno mobster.

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Gun Violence: Queens Leaders Call For Increased Patrols To Curb Surging Problem

(43) Comments | Posted August 17, 2012 | 6:05 PM

Amid a surge in shootings and murder this year, Queens leaders Friday called for more cops to bring peace to the borough's troubled Southeast.

"Right now the police department is down by about 7,000 police officers," state Assemblywoman Barbara Clark (D) said at a press conference Friday. "The precincts we...

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Jonathan Thomas Picked By Eyewitness In Donzell Rogers Brooklyn House Party Murder

(2) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 6:29 PM

Saquan Dixon was dancing in the backyard at a crowded party in Brooklyn, N.Y., last June when the festivities suddenly turned nightmarish.

A man who was slapped in the face stumbled into Dixon, then pulled out a handgun and started shooting in the direction of his attacker. Dixon took...

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Levi Aron Pleads Guilty To Murder Of 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky, Will Get 40 Years To Life In Prison

(572) Comments | Posted August 8, 2012 | 5:30 PM

His eyes glazed over and his voice a barely audible whisper, Levi Aron pleaded guilty Thursday to abducting, suffocating and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky last summer, a grisly crime that rocked Brooklyn's insular and devout Jewish Orthodox community.

Aron, 36, admitted to the packed Brooklyn courtroom that he snatched...

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Lloyd Morgan Funeral: 4-Year-Old Shot In The Bronx Was Laid To Rest Wednesday (PHOTOS)

(167) Comments | Posted August 2, 2012 | 12:50 PM

NEW YORK -- The Rev. Al Sharpton's voice echoed off the packed pews of Mt. Neboh Baptist Church in Harlem Wednesday night as he decried the recent surge in gun violence that put 4-year-old Lloyd Morgan Jr. in the small white coffin before him.

"I'm angry at myself and all...

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Lloyd Morgan Case: Rondell Pinkerton Charged In Murder Of Bronx 4-Year-Old

(659) Comments | Posted July 25, 2012 | 6:46 PM

NEW YORK -- Prosecutors charged two men in the death of a 4-year-old boy killed by a stray bullet during a wild gun battle in a Bronx park on Sunday night.

Rondell Pinkerton, 17, was arraigned Wednesday on charges of second-degree murder and attempted murder after he told cops he...

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Bedford-Stuyvesant Shootings: After 3-Year-Old Isaiah Rivera Shot, Community Rallies For Peace (PHOTOS)

(130) Comments | Posted July 19, 2012 | 8:33 PM

BROOKLYN -- Isaiah Rivera was playing in an elephant-shaped sprinkler on a warm Sunday afternoon earlier this month when two men charged into the playground and fired 13 rounds, grazing the 3-year-old's leg.

Three days later, the boy's father, Jose Rivera, took the microphone at an anti-violence rally sparked...

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Joey Scott Charged in Fatal Beating of Juan Delvalle, School Bus Driver, After Minor Sideswipe (VIDEOS)

(22) Comments | Posted June 29, 2012 | 3:21 PM

Prosecutors charged a Bronx man on Thursday with manslaughter in the beating death of an elderly school bus driver who accidentally sideswiped his double-parked car one morning earlier this month.

Juan Delvalle, 65, was driving a yellow school bus near Echo Park in the Tremont section of the Bronx...

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Irving Scheib Pleads Guilty To Trying To Sell Fake Babe Ruth Glove For $200,000

(10) Comments | Posted June 28, 2012 | 5:55 PM

NEW YORK -- A California man pleaded guilty in a Manhattan federal courtroom Thursday to trying to sell a baseball glove he falsely claimed was once owned by Yankees legend Babe Ruth for $200,000.

"I sold a baseball glove and falsely claimed it was Babe Ruth’s," Irving Scheib, 50, told...

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Dyson Williams Sentenced To 17 Years For Killing Nun In Harlem Chase

(8) Comments | Posted June 26, 2012 | 5:41 PM

A 22-year-old Manhattan man was sentenced on Tuesday to 17 years to life in prison after his high-speed drive through Harlem caused a horrific wreck that resulted in the killing of an 84-year-old nun and the injury of four people.

In June 2010, Dyson Williams was in a blue Chrysler...

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